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Criticism of Mormonism/Books/Under the Banner of Heaven/Chapter 5
Response to claims made in "Chapter 5: The Second Great Awakening"
A FAIR Analysis of: Under the Banner of Heaven, a work by author: Jon Krakauer
Response to claims made in Under the Banner of Heaven, "Chapter 5: The Second Great Awakening"
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- Response to claim: 57 - Referring to Josiah Stowell, the author claims that "a disgruntled client had filed a legal claim accusing Joseph of being a fraud"
Author's quote: ...a disgruntled client [Josiah Stowell] had filed a legal claim accusing Joseph of being a fraud....
Fact checking results: This claim is falseStowell defended Joseph, testified in his defense, and joined the Church when it was founded.
- For a detailed response, see: 1826 trial of Joseph Smith